May 7, 2019 - 10:00am

Health and Human Services Commission, Brown-Heatly Building, Public Hearing Room
4900 North Lamar Blvd.
Austin, TX 78751

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Webcasting Available

This meeting will be webcast, go to the day and time of the meeting.

  1. Welcome and introductions
  2. Review and approval of meeting minutes from January 22, 2019
  3. Legislative update
  4. Presentation: Home and Community-Based Services: Innovation Accelerator Program
  5. Program updates
    1. Committee membership/recruitment
    2. Alternative Payment Models (APM) initiative
    3. Delivery System Reform and Incentive Payment transition
  6. New roadmap for Health Care Payment Learning & Action Network
  7. Work Plan 2019-2020
    1. Frequently asked questions for value-based payment
    2. Priorities for metric identification
      1. Maternity and newborn care
      2. Behavioral health
    3. Quality Improvement use cases
    4. Increasing participation in APMs
    5. Other topics/priorities related to the work plan
  8. 2020 Legislative Report
  9. Action items for staff and/or member follow-up
  10. Public comment
  11. Adjourn

Public comment may be taken on any agenda item.

Contact: Questions regarding agenda items, content, or meeting arrangements should be directed to Jimmy Blanton, Director, Health Quality Institute, Health and Human Services Commission, 512-380-4372,

People who wish to submit written testimony for public comment may do so either by hard copy or electronically.  The address for hardcopy submission is: Jimmy Blanton, Health and Human Services Commission, 6330 East Highway 290, Suite 100, Austin, TX 78723.  The address for electronic submission is:

This meeting is open to the public.  No reservations are required, and there is no cost to attend this meeting.

People with disabilities who wish to attend the meeting and require auxiliary aids or services should contact Blanton at 512-380-4372 at least 72 hours before the meeting so appropriate arrangements can be made.